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Scholarships

Pioneer Scholarships

The following scholarships are available through the Pioneer Scholarships website. Log in with your MyCSUEB credentials.  Other general scholarships are also available on the site.

  • Parry Family Nursing Scholarship
  • Isabel Chenoweth MT Diablo Foundation
  • The Elsie Sanderson Scholarship
  • Alameda/Contra Costa County Medical Association Scholarship (automatically considered based on your completed General Application)

 



Non Pioneer Scholarships
Name of the Scholarship Due By Number of Scholarships Amount Criteria

National Healthcare Heroes Grant for Nurses

Bold.org

online application

 May 1, 2021


One

$1000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Current nursing students (undergraduate or graduate level), recent graduates or aspiring nursing students

CRITERIA

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. (FNSNA)

online application

 

January 15, 2021


varies

up to $7500 possible
ELIGIBILITY
  • Current undergraduate nursing student
  • Involvement in student nursing organizations or community health activities
  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

CRITERIA

Frontline Heroes Nursing Grant

Bold.org

online application

October 25, 2020

One

$1000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Current nursing students (undergraduate or graduate level), recent graduates or aspiring nursing students

CRITERIA

California East Bay Oncology Nursing Society (CEBONS) Scholarship

October 16, 2020


One

$2000
  • Undergraduate Nursing Student at Concord Campus
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in and in good standing
  • Interest in Oncology Nursing
  • Financial Need (100 word statement)
  • Essay 500 words or less on why he/she chose nursing, volunteer work, career plans, interest in oncology.
  • Letter of recommendation from two Nursing faculty

SEE APPLICATION

F.A. Davis Scholarship

online application

October 12, 2020

Three $1000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Currently pursuing one of the following degrees or certifications: LPN/LVN, RN, BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, DNP (or other health-related programs)
  • Enrolled Fall 2020
  • In good standing with 3.00 GPA or higher
  • Student in U.S. or Canada

CRITERIA

  • Proof of enrollment
  • 100-200 word introduction about yourself
  • 300-600 word essay

See scholarship site for application.

Uniform Advantage - GNSA Scholarship

Graduate Nursing Scholarship

January 

and

September 

Not Due At This Time


Two

$2500

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in graduate nursing program
  • GNSA member (free to join)
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

CRITERIA

  • Academic or Professional Reference
  • 500 word essay

See scholarship website for additional details.

AACN COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund

 

 

June 

Not Due At This Time
multiple $500

ELIGIBILITY

  • one-time grants to nursing students enrolled in AACN member schools who need financial support to complete their program and/or meet life expenses
  • Priority given to entry-level BSN and MSN students in final two semesters of their program

CRITERIA

  • current enrolled in AACN member school
  • full-time student in baccalaureate, master's or doctoral nursing program
  • at least 3.5 GPA
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • provide contact info for advisor
  • submit statement (250 words or less) why additional funding is needed

 

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation Scholarship June 

Not Due At This Time
Varies Varies

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in accredited nursing program
    (BSN, MSN and Ph.D. candidates, including international students)
  • Current GPA 3.00 or higher
  • Interested in perioperative/surgical nursing

CRITERIA:

  • academics/transcripts
  • personal statement indicating interest/ experience in periop/ surgical nursing
  • financial need
  • accurate completion of scholarship application

 

Nu-Xi At Large Sigma Theta Tau
Scholarship Fund
Early June

Not Due At This Time
Two $500
  • First or Second Year nursing students
  • GPA >= 3.5
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrate need
  • Essay

Platinum Educational Group (PEG) EMS, Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship 

June 

Not Due At This Time


One for each group

$1000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in EMS, Nursing or Allied Health Program at time of award

CRITERIA

  • Download scholarship packet and submit form and packet on website
  • Letter of Recommendation form
  • Brief essay (500 words)

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center Auxiliary (MPMC)
Scholarship

May

Not Due At This Time


Multiple

Range from $1,000-10,000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Current resident of San Mateo County for at least one year (except MPMC employee)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 (based on a 4.0 scale)
  • Enrolled in or accepted to a healthcare career program with completed prerequisites

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

  • Applications will be accepted beginning March 15
  • Applications must be received in the Auxiliary Office by May 15
  • Funding is for the next academic year
  • Applicants must fill out the application online, print it and mail with all items listed below to the following address:

    MPMC Auxiliary Scholarship Program
    1501 Trousdale Drive, Room 5100
    Burlingame, CA 94010

 

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) COVID-19 Hardship Scholarship via BaySync

temporary needs-based scholarship to assist students who are not financially stable to prepare for the quarantine period

May

Not Due At This Time

fifty $500

ELIGIBILITY

  • Complete application form via BaySync 
  • Good standing with university
  • Member of ASI (ASI fee is part of tuition)
  • Enrolled in spring 2020
    • 6 units for graduate students
    • 12 units for undergraduate students

CRITERIA

  • Documented proof of hardship
  • 200 word essay
  • Consent to ASI to verify Enrollment Status
  • Consent to ASI to publicize scholarship recipients and their stories through social media

 

 

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarship


February 

Not Due At This Time

Varies

Varies

See brochure or SVCF website for all listed scholarships, including Latinos in Technology Scholarship.

eQuality Scholarship

(Nursing)

January 

Not Due At This Time
Up to Two $6000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Service to LGBT+ community
  • Enrolled in ADN or BSN Program
  • Good academic standing

CRITERIA

  • Service to LGBT+ community
  • Leadership
  • Hardship or special circumstances
  • Academic Achievement
  • Available for interview March 15 or March 21

 SEE APPLICATION

Ava Elliott Student Scholarship

January 

Not Due At This Time

One $500 Nursing students interested in working at Children's Hospital
  • 3rd or 4th year of BSN program or:
  • enrolled in Masters entry RN program at undergraduate level or:
  • enrolled in other RN baccalaureate programs (e.g. accelerated program). Minorities encouraged to apply.

SEE APPLICATION 

California Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) Scholarship Not Due At This Time Varies Varies

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in state-approved pre-licensure nursing program
  • Current NSNA member
  • Current GPA 3.00 or higher
CRITERIA
  • Personal essay
  • Letter of reference
  • Nursing student engagement examples

SEE APPLICATION

California Association of Colleges of Nursing (CACN)

Graduate Nursing Student Scholarship

Not Due At This Time Two $2000 ELIGIBILITY
  • Students preparing for or in role of nurse educator
  • Enrolled in graduate nursing program
  • GPA 3.25 or higher
  • Committed to teach in School of Nursing at baccalaureate level for two years

CRITERIA
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Recent CV

SEE APPLICATION

Washington Hospital Service League Scholarship


Not Due At This Time One $1000 Students who are pursuing studies in a health-related field.
  • U.S. Citizen/ Permanent Resident (provide proof)
  • Resident of Washington Hospital District -  Fremont, Newark, Union City, and part of Hayward.
  • 22 years of age or younger as of December 31st.
  • Accepted by accredited school offering associate, bachelor or higher degree program in health-related field.
  • Full-time student.
  • Official high school or current college transcript
  • At least 100 hours volunteer service or work in health-related field.
  • Current letters of recommendation, one each, from three of following: a. Designee of Volunteer Services, b. Employer, c. Counselor/Advisor, d. Teacher
SEE APPLICATION 
Eden Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Not Due At This Time Varies Varies
  • Resident of Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo or Ashland
  • Enrolled and in good standing
  • Complete forms
  • Transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
Other Nursing Scholarships
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